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Regional Municipal Planning Strategy Amendment

(updated 27 May 2011)

~ Wind Energy ~

Notice of Public Hearing

A public hearing will be held by Regional Council on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. at Halifax City Hall, 1841 Argyle Street, Halifax.  All oral and written submissions will be considered at that time.  Written submissions may be forwarded by mail to the Municipal Clerk, P.O. Box 1749, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 3A5; by fax, 490-4208; or by e-mail.  Written submissions should be received by the Municipal Clerk’s office as early as possible and not later than 3:00 p.m. on the scheduled date of the public hearing.

Project 00953 - Wind Energy Facilities in HRM


Public Meetings

The Halifax Regional Municipality hosted a series of Public Meetings
to present proposed changes to the municipality’s by-laws for the siting of
large and small scale wind turbines in HRM. These meetings were intended to
obtain feedback from interested citizens prior to bringing the matter to
Regional Council for consideration.

Region

Location of Meeting Date & Time

Western

Brookside Junior High
2239 Prospect Road,
Prospect

Monday, November 9, 2009
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Eastern

Lakeview/ West Chezzetcook
School
5261 #7 Highway,
Porters Lake

Thursday, November 12, 2009
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Eastern

Sheet Harbour Consolidated School
479 Church Point Road,

Sheet Harbour

Monday, November 16, 2009
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Eastern

Bicentential Theatre,
2nd Floor 2390 Hwy 224,
Middle Musquodoboit

Wednesday, November 18, 2009
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Eastern

Dartmouth High School
95 Victoria Road,

Dartmouth

Monday, November 23, 2009
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Western

St. Margaret's Centre -
Multi-purpose Room
12 Westwood Boulevard,
Upper Tantallon

Wednesday December 2, 2009
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Western

Halifax West High School 283
Thomas Raddall Drive,

Halifax

Thursday, December 3, 2009
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Central

Basinview Elementary
273 Basinview Drive,
Bedford

Thursday, January 7, 2010

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Central

Ash Lee Jefferson School
10 Lochview Road,
Fall River

Wednesday, January 13, 2010
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

 

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Previous Public Meetings

In early 2007 Halifax Regional Municipality hosted three community consultation meetings to obtain input from residents regarding the siting of wind turbines in urban locations.

Community input will assist staff in preparing land use regulations for wind turbines in the urban service boundary of the Halifax Regional Municipality.

Region

Location of Meeting Date & Time

Western

Halifax West High School

283 Thomas Raddall Drive

Halifax

(behind Keshan Goodman Library)

Thursday, January 17

7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Eastern

Nova Scotia Community College

Akerley Campus

21 Woodlawn Road

Dartmouth

(in the Sobey’s Demonstration Theatre)

Monday January 21

7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Central

Rescheduled

Sackville High School (Cafeteria)

1 Kingfisher Way

Sackville

Monday February 25

7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

 

Public Consultation - Phase I

In March-April 2007, Halifax Regional Municipality hosted a series of meetings to receive public input on the siting of wind turbines in the Halifax Regional Municipality.  The public's comments were considered in preparing proposed amendments to the Regional Municipality Planning Strategy. The proposed amendments once completed and approved will form the policy and regulations for the siting of wind turbines in HRM.

Location of Meeting Date

BLT Elementary School

22 James Street

Timberlea

Thursday March 22nd, 2007

 

Black Cultural Building

1149 Main Street

Dartmouth

Thursday March 29th, 2007

 

Bicentential Theatre

2390 Hwy 224

Middle Musquodoboit

Thursday April 5th, 2007

 

St. Margaret's Centre

12 Westwood Blvd.

Upper Tantallon

Wednesday April 11th, 2007

 

Ash Lee Jefferson Elementary

10 Lockview Road

Fall River

Thursday April 19th, 2007

         

Springfield Lake Rec Centre

266 Lakeview Avenue

Middle Sackville

Monday April 30th, 2007


For further information please contact Planning Services at 490-4472.